Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Indonesian jets force Ethiopian cargo plane to land over airspace breach

Two Indonesian F-16 fighter jets forced an Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane to land on Monday (Jan 14) at an airport on Batam island. Source: ecadforum

Eritrea closes border crossings to Ethiopian travelers

Eritrean border officials are now asking Ethiopian travelers to provide a travel document issued by federal authorities. Source: ecadforum

The Trouble With Ethiopia’s Ethnic Federalism

Ethiopia's ethnic federalism troubled with internal inconsistencies because ethnic groups do not live only in a discrete “homeland” territory but are also dispersed across...

Egypt Water Anxiety Grows Over Ethiopia Dam on Nile

The timetable for filling the reservoir is the most critical problem for Egypt. The faster Ethiopia fills the dam, the less water will flow...

Main road connecting Ethiopia to Djibouti blocked by protesters in Afar

Protesters in Afar regional state have today blocked the main road connecting Ethiopia to Djibouti, the main import export route. Source: ecadforum

Patriotic Ginbot 7 Addis Ababa Public Meeting [Full Video]

Patriotic Ginbot 7 Movement for Unity and Democracy, recent Addis Ababa Town Hall meeting. Source: ecadforum

Global Alliance to open office in Addis Ababa

The group led by a renowned artist and rights activist, Tamagn Beyene has been critical of the government on human rights issues while it...

Reflections on the Rule of Law and Ethiopia’s Transition to Democratic Rule (Part I)

  What a difference a year makes? The rule of law crushed to earth for 27 years rose up in Ethiopia in 2018. If...

Police nab 81 over recent deadly violence in Ethiopia

The federal attorney general also announced an arrest warrant on some 28 others who are said to be behind the deadly incident rocking Burayu...

U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia: Security Alert Wellega and Benishangul Gumuz

The Embassy is aware of unrest around the border between the Benishangul-Gumuz region and the East and West Wallega zones of Oromia. Source: ecadforum

Sports

Ethiopian Athletes Storm Dubai Marathon

  Ethiopia Athlete Getaneh Molla wins Dubai Marathon this morning registering the best time in Dubai Marathon history 2 hours, three minutes and thirty four...

Ethiopian giants fire ex-AFC Leopards striker – By VINCENT OPIYO

AFC Leopards striker Alex Orotomal (left) vies for the ball with Sony Sugar midfielder Fredrick Onyango during their SportPesa Premier League match at Kenyatta...

Champion marathon runner Zenash Gezmu who fled Ethiopia found beaten to death by another...

A champion marathon runner who fled Ethiopia six years ago for a better life in Europe has been beaten to death by another refugee...